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Dental Assistant Certification

Offered at: Larimer

Dental Assisting

46 credits
(3 semesters)

This certificate program prepares students to assist dentists in all aspects of dental treatment. You will graduate with skills in office management, clinical assisting, laboratory procedures, dental radiography, and infection control.

The program includes courses at the Larimer Campus and clinical experiences at sites in northern Colorado. The Front Range Dental Clinic, staffed by licensed dentists and dental hygienists, is located on the FRCC campus and offers an additional clinical experience.

FRCC’s program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Dental Assisting certificate: See required courses.

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Dental Assistant Salary


Entry Average Experienced
Dental Assistant
$28,775
$39,062
$44,206

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2015)

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